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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological systems -- Mathematical models.,
  • Biological systems -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor, S. Sitharama Iyengar.
    ContributionsIyengar, S. S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH323.5 .C645 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3160946M
    ISBN 100849352088
    LC Control Number83002686

    The book is laid out to progress from the level of basic neuron modeling all the way up to the modeling of complex neural network systems. It spans the science from the basic membrane and Hodgkin-Huxley models on the biological end of the spectrum and progresses all the way to . This advanced textbook is tailored for an introductory course in Systems Biology and is well-suited for biologists as well as engineers and computer scientists. It comes with student-friendly reading lists and a companion website featuring a short exam prep version of the book and educational modeling programs. The text is written in an easily accessible style and includes numerous worked.

    final optional section introduces stochastic modelling in molecular systems biology. Chapter 8 covers modelling of electrophysiology and neuronal action potentials. An optional section contains a brief introduction to spatial modelling using partial differential equations. The book . StochSS is an integrated development environment for modeling and simulation of discrete stochastic biochemical systems. An easy to use GUI enables researchers to quickly develop and simulate biological models on a desktop or laptop, which can then be expanded or combined to incorporate increasing levels of complexity.

    A complex system is a system composed of many components which may interact with each other. Examples of complex systems are Earth's global climate, organisms, the human brain, infrastructure such as power grid, transportation or communication systems, social and economic organizations (like cities), an ecosystem, a living cell, and ultimately the entire universe. The field of chaos covers everything from physical systems to biological ones, from surprisingly simple models to complex ones [35]. When chaos occurs, the system becomes unpredictable and loses long term predictability, in the sense that if we start the evolution of the same system (same ODEs) with slightly different.


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